|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||222/01 ; 222/129.1 ; 222/146.6 ; 62/332|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 30 인용 특허 : 14|
An apparatus and method for dispensing a cool beverage which includes a metal cold plate which is cooled by ice in an ice bin of the apparatus. The beverage dispensing conduit extends through the cold plate so as to be cooled thereby, and a cooling conduit also extends through the cold plate so that a cooling medium may be passed through the cooling conduit to supplement the cooling provided by the ice. In a preferred embodiment, the cooling medium utilizes a portion of the chilled glycol of an otherwise conventional refrigerated beer dispensing system.
[ That which is claimed is:] [5.] An apparatus for selectively dispensing a plurality of different cool beverages comprising:a first beverage dispensing unit comprising a dispensing valve and a delivery line having one end adapted for connection to a source of the first beverage and an opposite end connected to said dispensing valve,a second beverage dispensing unit comprising(a) a housing,(b) an ice bin in said housing and which includes a metal cold plate such that the ice which is received in said bin is in heat exchange relationship with a surface of...